from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small reddish wolf (Canis rufus) of the southeast United States, having gray or black highlights and existing almost exclusively in captivity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. reddish-grey wolf of southwestern North America


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.